December 17, 2019 0 Categories Business, Press Releases

Astrea to Assume Ownership of Cedarville, Hessel and Pickford Cable & Broadband Franchise Agreement from Sunrise Communications

Iron Mountain, MI: The Clark / Pickford Township Council approved, effective December 9, 2019, Astrea, a division of CCI Systems, Inc. of Iron Mountain, MI, to assume ownership of the Clark / Pickford Township cable & broadband franchise formerly held by Sunrise Communications. With this approval, Astrea will assume operations of the internet, tv and phone services currently provided to area subscribers on December 9th.

“The Astrea team is excited to further extend our footprint into the Eastern Upper Peninsula and we welcome the current subscribers to the Astrea family,” says Cory Heigl, Vice President. “At Astrea, we believe that you shouldn’t have to sacrifice connectivity based on where you live, and we are committed to keeping our small-town communities connected to the things and people they love. We do this by being reliable, being responsive and making life better.”

Astrea, a division of CCI Systems, Inc., is headquartered in Iron Mountain, MI and is 100% employee owned. Astrea currently helps over 60 small communities throughout the Upper Peninsula of Michigan and Wisconsin connect to family, healthcare, work, education and entertainment by maintaining internet, tv and phone services for these areas. Astrea maintains retail store locations in Sault Ste. Marie, MI, Crivitz, WI and Oconto Falls, WI.

Astrea expanded into the eastern Upper Peninsula in 2018, after acquiring With that acquisition, they became the service provider for the Curtis, Engadine & Naubinway communities and began servicing the residents & businesses of Mackinac Island.

Astrea offers high-speed Internet along with TV and Phone . To learn more or find services near you, visit